Thanks for checking out this post about where to buy cameras and take photos in Louisville. While those might be our main topics, we have plenty of other related subjects to discuss as the post progresses.
Our opening section will be all about the best places to buy cameras and repair shops near you. They should also sell all the equipment and accessories you could need like new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, and more.
Following that we will list some local photographers if you need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or want to capture memories at any special events. Then we will dive into where to go for photo printing whether you want to print something off your phone or get a passport photo, and they will be followed up by photography studio rentals.
Some reading this may be interested in developing their skills no pun intended, so photography classes in your area will come next. Finally we will wrap this up with a list of places to take beautiful pictures near you, plus where you can buy some loosely related items like camera phones or security cameras.
Obviously there is going to be a little crossover between sections but we will do our best to put the right shops in the right lists and let you know when a place can handle multiple needs. There will also be a map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Louisville camera and photo places we list are located.
And anyone that is interested can read more of our posts on cities around the region there.
These photographers near you can help you remember a wedding, graduation, or other special event:
- Jeff & Michele Wedding Photographers
- Sarah Katherine Davis Photography
- Drake & Eliza Photography
- Tammy Howell Photography
- Meagan Jordan Photography
- Zimmerman Photography
- Fusion Photography
- Megan Hile Photography
- Ashley Cambron Photography
Sarah Katherine Davis provides wedding, elopement, engagement, and travel photography services. Both Tammy Howell and Ashley Cambron specialize in wedding photography and personal portraits. Meagan Jordan has been in business for nearly 10 years capturing local weddings, engagements, portraits, and headshots.
Zimmerman also takes photos for weddings and engagements as well as 360 degree images of real estate. Photoshoots and filming for commercials, modeling, and all sorts of events are available at Fusion Photography. Megan Hile Photography has been shooting infants, families, children, and senior portraits since 2010.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos, at places like:
- State Film Lab at 445 Baxter Ave #125
- Iris Pro Imaging at 1815 Taylor Ave #B
- The Print Refinery at 9451 Westport Rd #119
You should be able to get quality local photo printing from any on that list. Whether you need color or black and white images they can probably print them on just about anything.
Every day they are printing thousands of brochures, pamphlets, books, wall graphics, posters, passport photos, digital prints, real estate advertisements, and all kinds of marketing materials in your area so they can probably help you too. They should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you have any unique photo printing or developing needs we recommend that you browse those links and find a place that offers exactly what you’re looking for.
Studios For Rent
Anyone with a serious project coming up can rent photography studio space at:
- Studio E Photography at 1300 Clear Springs Trce #10b
- Studio 127 Photos & Events at 6405 Bardstown Rd #B
- Craig Paul Studio at 12210 Old Shelbyville Rd
- Bella Grace Studios at 900 E Jefferson St
Get better by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
- The University of Louisville at 501 E Broadway #370
- Louisville Model Shots
- Murphy’s Camera at 1440 Bardstown Road
The University of Louisville’s lessons include exercises and tasks on how to take high quality photos and get the best results through point and shoot, phone, and DSLR cameras. Indoor and outdoor photography classes for beginners and intermediate learners are available at Louisville Model Shots.
Murphy’s Camera offers photography classes from beginner to advanced levels and covers everything from basic composition to professional studio lighting.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Louisville
Murphy’s Camera at 1440 Bardstown Rd sells Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, and many other brands of cameras and accessories in your area.
Best Places For Selfies
You can take beautiful selfies at:
- The Speed Art Museum at 2035 S 3rd St
- Central Park at 1340 S 4th St
- Iroquois Park at 2120 Rundill Rd
- Louisville Water Tower Park at 3005 River Rd
The Speed Art Museum displays a lot of different exhibits and is a great place to take selfies in Louisville. Iroquois Park offers a lot of amenities including an amphitheater, golf course, playgrounds, and a huge green field and is also an excellent location for local photo shoots. Another solid option for picture opportunities is at Louisville Water Tower Park.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
We don’t have a lot of camera shops to list because ones on our phones have become pretty good themselves and you can buy the latest and greatest at:
- AT&T Authorized Retailer at 4936 US-42
- T-Mobile at 411 S 4th St #165
- Swift Cell Phones & More at 6201 Preston Hwy
The highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth, cheaper budget options, and everything in between can be purchased at any of the above.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- Louisville Fire & Safety at 5350 Valley Station Rd Ste. 108Louisville
- EZ Watch at 10106 Bluegrass Pkwy
- Sonitrol Security at 9630 Ormsby Station Rd
- ADS Security at 3900 Classified Pl
- All-In-One Security & Home Entertainment at 6421 Bardstown Rd
- Derby City Security Service at 12811 Dixie Hwy
If you want to add security cameras to your property contact one of the above. You can read more about cameras and photos around the area at:
- Places To Take Selfies in Cincinnati
- Places To Take Selfies in Indianapolis
- Places To Take Selfies in St Louis
- Places To Take Selfies in Nashville
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
Hopefully you learned a little something about cameras and photos in your area today. We covered all kinds of topics like where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security.
Anyone that is still reading probably has a good grasp on the local scene. If so don’t be shy, tell us what we got wrong or share your own tips in the comments.
We hope you have fun buying cameras and taking photos in Louisville.